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CFTR Intron 8 Poly-T Analysis
For New York patient testing, use test code 14700X
5 mL whole blood collected in an EDTA (lavender-top) tube
Whole blood collected in: ACD solution A or B (yellow-top), EDTA (royal blue-top) or sodium heparin (green-top) tube
Please indicate the ethnicity of the patient.
Whole blood: Normal phlebotomy procedure. Specimen stability is crucial. Store and ship ambient immediately. Do not freeze.
Room temperature: 8 days
Refrigerated: 8 days
Multiplex Polymerase Chain Reaction • Next Generation Sequencing
This test was developed and its performance characteristics have been determined by Quest
Diagnostics Nichols Institute. Performance characteristics refer to the analytical performance of the test.
Quest Diagnostics Nichols Institute
33608 Ortega Highway
San Juan Capistrano, CA 92690-6130
Set up: Tues, Fri; Report Available: 7-18 days
See Laboratory Report
This test is used:
1) To evaluate individuals having phenotypes associated with mild form of cystic fibrosis, CBAVD, idiopathic pancreatitis, bronchiectasis, etc.
2) To confirm a diagnosis of CBAVD in infertile males.
3) To determine the poly T status in individuals positive for the R117H mutation.
The Result and LOINC information listed below should not be used for electronic interface maintenance with Quest Diagnostics. Please contact the Quest Diagnostics Connectivity Help Desk for more information at 800-697-9302.NOTE: The codes listed in the table below are not orderable Test Codes.
|Result Name||LOINC Code||Component Name|
|813||CF, Intron 8 Poly-T||43370-6||CFTR gene.p.IVS8 polyT|
Reference ranges are provided as general guidance only. To interpret test results use the reference range in the laboratory report.
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LOINC assignment is based on a combination of test attributes, including the method used by the performing laboratory. For tests not performed by Quest Diagnostics, codes are assigned by the performing laboratory.
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